Archive - Sports Article
March 9th, 2013
VIAN â€” The Poteau Pirates had aÂ six-run lead going into the bottom of theÂ seventh inning, andÂ pulled out a 9-6 victoryÂ over the Vian Wolverines on Thursday afternoon.
CAMERON â€” A seventh-inning run broke a 1-all tie to enable the Cameron Yellowjackets to edge the Panama Razorbacks 2-1 Thursday afternoon.
Tied at 1 in the seventh inning, a Panama error allowed Brennan Barclay to score from third base to give the Yellowjackets the victory.
A suicide-squeeze bunt by Drew Hopson scored Trey Byrd from third base to give the Razorbacks a 1-0 lead.
A Panama error allowed Blaise Lomon to score Cameron's first run in the third inning to tie the game at 1.
Three Panama Razorbacks will participate in the Class 2A State Powerlifting Meet, which will take place today in McLoud. The lucky trio will be Gabe Harp at 168 pounds, Ryan Farrar and Bobby Lotchleas at heavyweight.
Friday afternoon's home doubleheader against the Arkansas Baptist Buffaloes at Ival Goodman Field started on the right foot for the homestanding Carl Albert State Vikings baseball team, but finished on a down note for the locals.
The Vikings took the opener from the Buffs 9-0, but the visitors from Little Rock claimed an 8-1 victory in the nightcap.
SHAWNEE â€” Getting 18 points from Norman's D. Brown in her final game as a Lady Viking wasn't enough as the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings came up short in their 63-56 loss to the Murray State College Lady Aggies in the Region II Tournament quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex.
The Lady Vikings loss to Murray State ends the 2012-13 season for the Lady Vikings at 12-17.
Carl Albert State College Lady Viking D. Brown, a 5-3 sophomoreÂ shooting guard from Norman, has been named to the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Third Team.
Adrion Webber, a 6-5 sophomore shootingÂ guard from Muskogee, has named to the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Third Team.
The Poteau Lady Pirates got to play on their new-look softball field for the first time this spring, and they didn't disappoint their fans Thursday afternoon.
Taking advantage of five Wister errors, the Lady Pirates were able to blank the Lady Wildcats 12-0 in a four-inning, run-rule victory.
Editor's note â€” Thursday afternoon's Heavener road game at Red Oak was canceled, with no make-up date scheduled.
The Carl Albert State College softball team had a dramatic win and a rout in taking a home doubleheader from the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks on Thursday afternoon.
A four-run seventh inning rallied the Lady Vikings to a 7-6 come-from-behind win in the opener. Then, they corraled the Lady Mavericks 13-6 in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings, who had Saturday's home twinbill canceled against Arkansas Baptist, will return to action at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Shawnee for a doubleheader against Seminole State.
The Wister Ballers basketball team will have a fundraising tournament Saturday and Sunday at the Wister High School gym.
The 5-on-5 tournament is open to boys and girls teams in three different divisions â€” grades three-four, five-six and seven-eight.
Entry fee is $75 per team.
For more information, call (918) 839-4331.
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Lake Wister and Talimena state parks have joined to promote a heart healthy hiking program this year. A hike will take place each month, alternating between the two state parks.
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers were making a Cinderella run through the Class 2A playoffs, including upsetting Oktaha in the regional tournament finals and Preston last Friday night in the area finals to make it to Thursday's state-tournament quarterfinals. That was where Cinderella's shoe no longer fit.
Class 2A's fifth-ranked Latta Panthers ended the Golden Tigers' season with a 58-43 state-quarterfinal victory Thursday afternoon at Oklahoma City University. The Golden Tigers end the season with a 19-12 record.